Mr. Simmons supports TRAX business development and strategic initiatives for test range services, logistics support, engineering applications, software development, facilities maintenance, multimedia and IT services contracts.
From 2013 through 2018, Mr. Simmons was the Senior Vice President for Sigmatech’s Washington DC and Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD offices. He was responsible for regional business development as well as providing acquisition support and RDTE consulting services to Government program managers. He was responsible for preparing the winning proposal that was ranked number one (out of over 200 small business competitors) for the Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) contract; a $37B IDIQ spanning all RDT&E, logistics, acquisition and education/training services for DoD’s C4ISR community.
Mr. Simmons had a 33-year career as a US Army civilian. He served as the Technical Director/Deputy to the Commander, US Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC). Mr. Simmons oversaw the execution of all test plans and reports, as well as the command’s evaluation strategy and analyses. Employing a workforce of over 9000 personnel and a $1B budget, he was responsible for integrating ATEC’s test range infrastructure, instrumentation, policy, resources, and weapon system safety. He was a member of the Senior Executive Service for 14 years. Mr. Simmons previously served as the Director, US Army Evaluation Center and as the Technical Director/Deputy to the Commander, US Army Developmental Test Command. He is a certified Acquisition professional and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.
He is a graduate of Harford Community College, the University of Maryland, the Johns Hopkins University and the US Army War College.